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The overriding theme of 2016 is going to be quantities - with the region hit by terrible spring frosts and then mildew, the pressure on allocations is sure to be immense.

Already a complex vintage for Burgundy’s producers, the 2016 wines themselves will require some careful selection and patience if buyers want to get hold of the highlights.

Steve Wood, managing director of Kukla UK, says China's status as Australia's most valuable wine market could form a potential “bump in the road” for some UK retailers.

Retailers in the UK are being warned to take care when it comes to securing supply of Australian wine as increased competition from China and the US places pressure on exports.

Dry Creek Vineyard in Sonoma was one of the first to work with Enolytics to get closer to its consumers.

Every wine producer knows they should listen to their customer. It’s a no-brainer. Yet there continues to be a gap between the intention of listening to consumers, and the actual execution of it. Cathy Huyghe, chief executive of Enolytics, explains why it doesn’t have to be that way, with the help of consumer-centric Big Data.

Trade was led by the First Growths and in particular Haut Brion, which was the most active brand.

After two weeks of falling value and volumes, Bordeaux bounced back to normal levels, reaching 67.3% market share. Trade was led by the First Growths and in particular Haut Brion, which was the most active brand.

The 10 recommended driving routes on the Percorsi app include trails with names such as Origins of Abruzzo—History and Culture.

Earlier this year, the 16 member Wine Consortium of Abruzzo in Italy realized that a hindrance to local wine tourism came from winemakers themselves. Many were so focused on viticulture and fermentation that they ignored promoting their own regional mountain and coastal landscape as a destination for visitors.